Rover - Austin 200 Reviews from France

1991 Rover - Austin 200 216 GTi 16V 1.6 petrol

Year of manufacture1991
First year of ownership1997
Most recent year of ownership2002
Engine and transmission 1.6 petrol Manual
Performance marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 6 / 10
Dealer Service marks 6 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.8 / 10
Distance when acquired98000 kilometres
Most recent distance203000 kilometres
Previous carRenault 9

Summary:

A very good and cheap car

Faults:

Ignition module at 203000kms.

Timing belt at 110000kms and 220000kms.

Front brake pads at 142000kms.

Front brake discs at 220000kms for the first time (!).

Rear brake pads at 135000kms.

General Comments:

Very reliable car.

My engine still can reach the red line very fast although I drive quite hard all the time.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 16th June, 2002

17th Jan 2004, 06:50

Wow over 200,000 on the clock.

I thought I was doing well at 149,000.

I agree with you this car is super quick and very reliable.

Underestimated hot hatch.

1991 Rover - Austin 200 216 GTi 1.6 16V petrol

Year of manufacture1991
Engine and transmission 1.6 16V petrol
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 7 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 6 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.6 / 10

Faults:

Timing belt at 100000 km, rear disc brake at 135000 km and that's all.

General Comments:

A very very good car, very reliable with great performance.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 15th September, 1999

Average review marks: 7.7 / 10, based on 2 reviews